When can I plant Dahlberg Daisy in Zone 4a

One of the best tools that we have as gardeners to help us figure out our gardening schedule is the USDA zone info. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

A way of determining when it's possible to plant dahlberg daisy is to examine the USDA zone info for Zone 4a.


Planting Calendar for Dahlberg Daisy

Frost tolerance for dahlberg daisy: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After all chance of frost has passed.

It's not a good idea to plant dahlberg daisy until after the last frost because they do not do well in cold weather.

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A good time to plant dahlberg daisy
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant dahlberg daisy
Probably not a good time to plant dahlberg daisy

The earliest that you can plant dahlberg daisy in Zone 4a is May. However, you really should wait until June if you don't want to take any chances.

The last month that you can plant dahlberg daisy and expect a good harvest is probably August. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your dahlberg daisy may not have a chance to really do well. You can get started a few weeks earlier by starting your dahlberg daisy indoors.

Last Frost Date

The average date of last frost is May 15 in Zone 4a. It might get as low as -30°F during the coldest months of winter.

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 4a may not be accurate from year to year our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 4a we get surprised by a frost after May 15 so make sure that you are ready to cover your dahlberg daisy if we have one of those late frosts.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 4a

Here is the info for USDA Zone 4a.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)May 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)September 15
Lowest Expected Low-30°F
Highest Expected Low-25°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is -30°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near -25°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 4a

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 4a.